Seattle Storm Game Preview: May 20 vs. Phoenix Mercury

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When you’re ready for the season opener

The interminable wait is nearly over, as the Seattle Storm are set to open the 2018 WNBA regular season and continue what feels like a best-of-57 series with the Phoenix Mercury.

The Storm and Mercury have seen a lot of each other lately. Phoenix bounced Seattle out of the playoffs last year, and the two teams had a pair of preseason games earlier this month. And after Sunday’s game at KeyArena, they turn right around for a rematch Wednesday at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Playing the Mercury not once but twice this early into the season can be both good and bad for the Storm.

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